Posted November 23, 2012 on
TEXAS TECH FANS warned Washington State faithful throughout the season that almost no deficit was insurmountable under coach Mike Leach. After narrowly missing a couple of improbable comeback wins earlier in the season, the Cougars finally captured one when Andrew Furney connected on a 27-field goal to propel WSU to a 31-28 overtime win Friday against No. 25 Washington at Martin Stadium.
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"THIS WAS THE best game we played all year," said Mike Leach after the Cougs defeated the Hsukies 31-28 in overtime of the 105th Apple Cup. "All three sides of the ball contributed. All three sides of the ball had their adversity and fought through it. The biggest thing is we hung together for 60 minutes. And you'll win a lot of games if you're able to do that."
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer In the midst of his biggest win since returning to coaching, Mike Leach was matter of fact about moving ahead.
At least now, thanks to Washington State pulling off the biggest comeback in the 105 meetings with rival Washington, Leach has a benchmark victory to build on as he tries to put behind him...
THE COUGARS MANAGED to find enough luck to turn a 18-point deficit entering the fourth quarter into a tie, and then an overtime win as Washington State got its first conference win of the Mike Leach era in a thrilling 31-28 overtime win in the Apple Cup.
Northwest Coaching Supremacy
The regular season is wrapping up this Saturday with rivalry weekend in the northwest. The Apple Cup and Civil War may not decide a champion in the Pac-12, but the games still mean plenty for the four schools involved.
Out of these four schools we love so much, which coach has done the best job this season? Here are my rankings for 2012.
4. Mike Leach...